Island News

Port Blair, 5 Jul 2015/--/The victory of a BJP candidate in the recently held election of the CCS has come under the cloud. Alleging conflict of interest on the part of Mr. Prem Singh, the affidavit submitted by him has...
Port Blair, 5 Jul 2015/--/Celebrating the Digital India Week, the A & N Police organized a cycle rally from Netaji Stadium to Corbyn’s Cove today.   The Chief Guest, Mr. D. M. Shukla, Secretary (Tribal Welfare),...
Port Blair, 5 Jul 2015/--/A delegation of Suryachakra Power House Shramik Karmachari Union, Bambooflat, affiliated to the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, led by Mr. Vishal Jolly, Patron of the Union, attended the conciliation...

West Bengal & Other States

KOLKATA, 7 Jul 2015/--/Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), an autonomous research & development organisation under Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Information & Communication Technology, Government of India and a vibrant partner in the...
Chittaranjan, 7 Jul 2015/--/C PTayal, general manager of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) distributed some hearing aids to the needy patients of CLW in the Kasturba Gandhi  Hospital  today. The hearing aid were distributed among 30 patients. The gadget will  deliver high volume sounds at a...

Sports News

Santiago, 5 Jul 2015/--/Chile defeated Argentina on penalties here Saturday to end their 99-year wait for a Copa America crown and condemn Lionel Messi to a second straight heartbreak in a major international final....
Santiago, 5 Jul 2015/--/Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli said the Copa America host will not change the way it plays for Saturday's final against Argentina. Argentina produced an extraordinary exhibition of attacking football...

Hills (Darjelling) News

DARJEELING/KOLKATA, 5 Jul 2015/--/Nearly 100,000 people in the hills of Darjeeling have been affected by the landslides early on Wednesday last week. A total of 503 houses were destroyed fully and 1,414 houses damaged...
New Delhi, 5 Jul 2015/--/National airport operator AAI and Sikkim Government have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the recommencement of work at the Pakyong Airport in the state, which has been held...
KATHMANDU, 5 Jul 2015/--/A team of Indian aviation experts will arrive in Kathmandu on Monday to inspect any possible damage to Nepal's only international airport due to the powerful April 25 quake besides offering help...

National News

New Delhi, 7 Jul 2015/--/The Union government could face a united Opposition attack in monsoon session of Parliament over not releasing the caste count data in the Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011, with parties like...
Hyderabad, 7 Jul 2015/--/Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) K V Chowdary today stressed the need for speedy disposal of corruption cases while emphasising on early detection of frauds. "I am not interested in booking...

Business News

Mumbai, 7 Jul 2015/--/The Reserve Bank of India aims to drain money markets of excess liquidity to counter inflationary pressures arising from higher government spending, according to policymakers, though it could...
New Delhi, 7 Jul 2015/--/Exporters and importers will be allowed to pay their fees and penalties through debit or credit cards from this week, a move aimed at further improving the ease of doing business in India....

Market Watch

Mumbai, 7 Jul 2015/--/The BSE benchmark Sensex, snapping its two days of gains, settled 37.07 points lower, dragged down by profit-booking in blue-chips. "After a sustained uptrend, the domestic markets were showing a consolidation phase. This consolidation may continue for one or two days and...

Reflex Action

7 Jul 2015/--/The BJP’s problems are getting worse day after day. First External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj landed in trouble; one wonders what made her to accede to Lalit Modi’s request for travel documents without consulting either her own ministry or Finance Ministry or our High Commissioner...

Political Delicacies

5 Jul 2015/--/The anti-Narendra Modi forces have now started to gear up against him. The recent statements made against him by  RSS confidante Govindacharya only speaks of the RSS disenchantment with...
30 Jun 2015/--/The anti-Narendra Modi’ forces have now started to gear up againt him. Modi’s arch rival, Sanjay Joshi, is back in the lime light. The speculation is that this time the threat is seriou...

North Bengal News

RAIGANJ, 5 Jul 2015/--/A seven-year-old girl was allegedly killed by a youth in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district, police said. The accused kidnapped the girl on Saturday when she was returning from school and took...
IRVINE (CALIFORNIA0), 5 Jul 2015/--/The Dalai Lama celebratedhis 80th birthday this weekend, and just about everybody is invited. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader is hosting a three-day summit on global compassion...
New Delhi, 5 Jul 2015/--/Rajya Sabha MP Tarun Vijay was awestruck by the infrastructure development on the Chinese side when he crossed the border through the newly-opened Nathu La pass for Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims...

Video News

Echo World

Washington, 7 Jul 2015/--/US President Barack Obama has announced that the US-led coalition was "intensifying" its efforts against the Islamic State in Syria but cautioned that it will be a "long-term" campaign and it...
United Nations, 7 Jul 2015/--/More than a billion people have been lifted out of extreme poverty since 1990 with China and India playing a central role in global poverty reduction, a major UN report has said. The UN...

Editorial

7 Jul 2015/--/Mysterious Deaths in the Vyapam Case might well have been the title of an Agatha Christie thriller. But what is happening in real life is real and ominous. The number of people who have died in the Vyapam scam now stands at 46 and it is rising. Accused, witnesses, reporters covering the scam or interviewing the relations of the deceased – all are dying under mysterious circumstances....